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WatchGuard largesse Network Security Visibility Tool to Microsoft


New Delhi: WatchGuard Technologies, a spearhead in integrated security platforms, today pronounced that- it is augmenting its real-time network security visibility solution, WatchGuard Dimension, which has by now facilitated powering of record financial results intended for the company in Q4 2013. The new-fangled boosts encompass Dimension’s competencies to upkeep Microsoft’s Hyper-V virtualization platform, in accumulation to VMware, and also upsurge scalability, followed by availability and last yet not the least, visibility.

“The global response we’ve seen from customers using Dimension with our XTM family of unified threat management (UTM) platforms has been unprecedented,” held Dave R. Taylor, vice president of corporate and product strategy at WatchGuard Technologies. Rhetoricising further that – “In record numbers, customers are using this cloud-based visibility tool to get key insights into security threats and critical trends in their environment. Although this product has been on the market for less than six months, we’re moving quickly to make new enhancements in response to enthusiastic feedback from users.”

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“The new WatchGuard Dimension is indeed a great tool that helps getting unprecedented visibility into our network,” alleged Ajay Sharma, Manager IT of Orient Craft Ltd., India’s chief export house. Volumnising that – “Dimension allowed us to set tight security policies across the network, resulting in much better control besides meeting compliance mandates. With the Threat Map option, we gain easy insight into dark areas of the network, which makes it possible to jump straight onto the trouble points without having to spend hours and hours in scanning huge pile of log data. This is simply superb – and, it comes free – at no additional cost.”

Frank Dickson, principal analyst at Frost & Sullivan, cognizes the value Dimension brings to the market as well and goes on to articulate that, “We did a survey of more than 12,000 information security professionals and 56 percent reported that their organization has too few information security workers. WatchGuard Dimension is a tool designed to make life easier for security professionals, especially those in the resource constrained mid-market, so they can more quickly distill key information security data into actionable policy creation.”

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WatchGuard Dimension is delivered as a free virtual appliance designed for XTM customers, which streamline set up. The newest update takes account of faster access and increased scalability with external and shared database support. It also expands visibility with dynamic hostname resolution, and native language support for vital countries will be accessible towards the conclusion of Q1.


Jawed Akhtar

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